Apparently today is Easter. I completely forgot. Until five days ago, anyway. I mean, yes, I’ve seen ads for Easter, and promotions, and decorations. My mom was even talking about making a bunny cake and coloring eggs this weekend with … Continue reading 3+ME: Random acts of kindness don’t have to include snacks (but it’s nice when they do)
Most goals (like a second-grade research project) aren’t actually hard; they just take time Here at The Herald News, we have a scary elevator. From what I understand, it’s the second oldest in Massachusetts, and it took me a while … Continue reading 3+ME: Goals? Take the stairs
A live painting, a scavenger hunt, and talking to humans I don’t like talking to humans. My stepkids don’t like coloring books. For last week’s Bristol County Home & Garden Show, both dislikes posed a problem. Let’s start with my … Continue reading 3+ME: Try something different (like meeting readers!)
The world is full of beliefs, and we want the kids to understand that In a dark world ruled by dragons, a band of heroes comes to the rescue of hundreds of imprisoned humans. The heroes try to persuade the … Continue reading 3+ME: Fantasy, faith, and the trouble with church (part 2)
When you’re torn in different religious directions, what’s an Adult With Kids to do? Concert lights. Video games. A coffee shop complete with lattes, pastries and comfy seating. One doesn’t usually associate these things with a place of worship. But … Continue reading 3+ME: Coffee, faith and the trouble with church (part 1)
The kids are grounded. We’ve never actually done that before, and I’m still not sure we’re doing it right. Because in my mind, “grounding” means you’re stuck in the house except for school, and generally isolated from anything fun. It … Continue reading 3+ME: Say what you mean. Mean what you say.
Being an Adult With Kids can be magical. Really, it can. Some days, your miniature humans can make any day feel like a weekend, a carefree space full of innocence and fun. You can almost picture playful little unicorns leaping … Continue reading 3+ME: Not all unicorns and rainbows